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Birmingham is one of the South’s most misunderstood cities. A former steel and manufacturing center once known as the “Pittsburgh of the South,” Birmingham is still thought by many outsiders to combine the grittiness of this legacy with some of the other more unsavory images of the old South. But the truth is far different: Birmingham has experienced a major economic turnaround, and while not quite as far along as noted Southern stars like Charlotte, Raleigh Durham and Atlanta, the area has come a long way.

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Quick Facts About Helena

    The unemployment rate in Helena is 4.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Helena jobs have Decreased by 0.41 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Helena's cost of living is 8.30% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Helena's population is 18,264 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 366.16 percent.
    Average Commute time is 8 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Helena is $172,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.19%.
    Helena public schools spend $10,361 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16 students per teacher in Helena.

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I raised my five children in Helena, Al 27 yrs ago when it was just one road and a few neighborhoods. Everytime I drive thru AL,I take the small detour thru Helena. It... (Read More)




I moved to Helena from Florida. Although I miss Florida, Helena is a nice little town to live in except for rush hour traffic. Life is very quiet in Helena and we have... (Read More)



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